JFA announces tournament calendar for 2022 season

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AMMAN — The Jordan Football Association (JFA) has announced its calendar of tournaments for the new season 2022, which begins on February 24 and will continue until December 1.اضافة اعلان

The Jordan Shield Championship will kick off, marking the beginning of the football season on February 24, and continue till March 16, before the international championship begins on March 20. The Jordan Super Cup, which will bring together Al-Ramtha and Al-Faisaly, will be held at the start of April 2022.

The Jordanian Pro League will start on April 8 and continue until October 29, while the Jordan Cup will be held from July 22 with the participation of professional clubs and the first and second divisions, and the final will take place on November 11.

On the other hand, the Jordan League Division I will start July 22 and go till November 6, and the Division II League will begin August 5 to October 21. The Division III league will begin on June 1 and continue until July 30.

In terms of age groups, the U19 tournament for different levels will be held from June 5 to November 24, while the U17 tournament starts on June 17 and ends on November 11. The U15 tournament begins on June 24 and lasts till November 18. The U13 tournament is taking place from June 23 to August 31.

The first registration period will start on January 16 and continue until March 31, and the second period will take place from July 10 and last till July 27.

According to the instructions by FIFA, all the male tournaments will be concluded before the start of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

As for the women’s tournaments, the Women’s Pro League starts on June 2 and ends on October 28, while the Jordan Cup will take place from November 3 and last till early December.

On the other hand, the Women’s Jordan League Division I starts on August 4 and ends on October 22, while the tournaments for age groups will be launched with the U18 league for female professionals on February 11 until June 18, and the same category for non-professionals will start on February 10 and until March 25. The U15 league will start on July 4 and last till September 13.

The first registration period for the women’s professional championships starts on April 24 and will go in till May 29, and the second period will be from July 10 till the 26, the third and final registration period starting on August 28 and lasting till September 10.

2022 will witness five international breaks, the first from January 20 to 31, then from March 21 to 29, and then from May 30 to June 14 — which is the date of the 2023 Asian Cup qualifiers —then another break from September 19 to 27, and finally the pause for the World Cup in Qatar, from November 21 to December 18.

The 2022 season will host 18 tournaments, in which 8,177 players will participate in 1,195 matches.

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